Trees and roads were the hot topics at the Strath Taieri
Community Board meeting last Thursday.
Chairman Barry Williams said pine trees on the side of
McKinnon Rd were dangerous and in dire need of pruning.
''They are old trees that are overhanging the road.''
Trucks were travelling in the middle of the road to avoid
The Dunedin City Council needed to prioritise the work, he
Also discussed was how slowly snow was cleared from roads on
Hyde Hill and between Hyde and Macraes Flat.
He would investigate the rumoured ''remedy'' that management
at Cooke Transport in Hyde had bought a snow plough.
In past snowfalls, the transport company cleared the snow
with a loader, he said.